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Alleged Tarlac weed dealer killed, cop wounded in drug bust

/ 05:00 PM October 11, 2018

MONCADA, TARLAC – A suspected marijuana dealer was killed in a clash with undercover policemen during a pre-dawn Thursday anti-illegal drugs operation in a village here.

The incident happened around 3 a.m. in Barangay (village) Camposanto 1 Suron, according to police.

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Police said Rodolfo Grande Jr., 30, shot PO1 Felicisimo Rosete in the abdomen, prompting other members of the police team to fire back, killing the suspect. Rosete was rushed at a hospital in Paniqui town.

Two sachets containing dried marijuana leaves, and a cigarette box containing four sachets filled with marijuana, were recovered from Grande, who had been under police surveillance for drug dealing. /kga

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